Xtreme Everest: Taking Medicine from Mountainside to Bedside

Xtreme Everest: Taking Medicine from Mountainside to Bedside

In 2007, a team of doctors and scientists ascended to the roof of the world to understand more about how we adapt to high altitude - and why some of us adapt better than others. The Caudwell Xtreme Everest expedition was central to a fifteen year programme of research aiming to understand how humans adapt to low oxygen levels when critically ill. The researchers believe that changes in human physiology that allow some humans to climb the highest mountains on earth, may also be of benefit when ...

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Museum of London
150 London Wall

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